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  • 2 Aug 2016- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The dispute between Canadian miner Gabriel Resources and the Romanian government over Gabriel's controversial Rosia Montana gold and silver mine will be heard at the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment
  • 18 Jan 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Mine clearance at the Gorlovka-Mayorsk water pipeline-- part of the Seversky Donets canal in eastern Ukraine-- will be completed by the end of this month, according to a spokesman for the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and
  • 3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute (WRI). The report, “ Global Shale Gas
  • 28 Jan 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia has become increasingly concerned about threats to water quality along its border with Ukraine, after Ukraine signed a $10 billion USD shale gas production-sharing agreement with US oil giant Chevron late last year. “For shale gas
  • Canadian mining firm Pacific Rim Mining Corp. on April 1 took the next step in its arbitration case against the Salvadoran government for halting the company’s work on the El Dorado gold mining project.
  • Approximately 2,000 people from 11 municipalities in the Sierra Madre de Chiapas mountain region have formed “civil self-defense battalions” to patrol the region to prevent the Canadian mining groups Black Fire and Gold Energy from carrying out what they say are illegal mineral extractions in the region.
  • Water and sewerage have become a new front in the long-running and increasingly bitter dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Last week, elements in the Armenian press began reporting that fruit and vegetables grown in Azerbaijan are a danger to human health, because the lack of infrastructure and freshwater there mean the crops are irrigated with raw sewage.
  • 15 Jun 2011- 17:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Interstate Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) earlier this month released figures showing the relative inflation of prices for water and wastewater services in the former Soviet republics. Ukraine
  • 19 Nov 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The utility sectors in both Russia and Ukraine face a crisis due to of defaults on payments. In the fall 2008, the situation has worsened because of the global financial crisis, which has affected steel plants and some other industrial
  • 17 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia On June 15, Russian specialists started large-scale clean-up work on the coastal area of Kerch Strait, which separates the Black Sea and the Azov Sea, to clear the pollution that remains in the area from a vessel accident on November 11,
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states — The World Bank last week announced an additional $15 million USD financing credit for Azerbaijan's Rural Investment Project, which aims to improve living standards and infrastructure services for rural communities.